Valletta officially 2018 European Capital of Culture

European culture ministers approve capital city's 2018 cultural milestone

17 May 2013, 12:00am

Valletta will be the European capital city of culture, EU culture ministers decided today.

The Valletta 2018 Foundation, which led the bid for the capital city, said culture ministers in the European Council in Brussels today officially approved the nomination after Valletta made it through to the final seelection last October.

Parliamentary secretary José Herrera and the V18 chairman Jason Micallef were in attendance at the Council meeting.